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Unformatted text preview: objects (outside the Heavens) consist of combinations of four elements : fire air water earth derived from two opposing pairs of sensible qualities : hotcool and wetdry. In Aristotles cosmos, each element tends toward its natural place relative to the center of the universe. Aristotle distinguished sharply between the changeable Earth, made of the four sublunary elements, and the eternal Heavens, made of ether ....
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- Fall '11
- Scientific Revolution